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Python Python Basics (2015) Number Game App Even or Odd

jamie Macdiarmid
jamie Macdiarmid
2,048 Points


!. Firstly could someone talk me through each stage of this line? guess = int(input("Guess a number between 1 and 10:"))

  1. Can I get a few clues for this code challenge ( even.py)

I think I try to overcomplicate things and then once your thinking in those terms various bits of code want to include themselves!1


def even_odd(int(input(1,10))

1 Answer

Vittorio Somaschini
Vittorio Somaschini
33,371 Points

Hello Jamie.

Let's have a look at the line of code that is stressing you ;)

guess = int(input("Guess a number between 1 and 10:"))

Here you are creating a variable called guess and setting it to the integer value of the input that the user provides answering to "Guess a number between 1 and 10:".

So, you ask the user for a number between 1 and 10, then we add int() to make sure we get an integer stored in the guess variable.

Talking about the code challenge, you are doing ok, but the function is not supposed to take an input from the user (I believe), so as you wrote:

def even_odd(number):

Don't forget the ":" at the end of the line.

inside the function you are right, we want to have an if statement that check if the number argument we pass in is even and to do this we use the % (remainder). So if an even number is passed in the remainder of the division between that number and 2 (number % 0) will be 0. On the other hand (else) if the remainder is not 0, this means that the number passed it is odd.

Let me know if you are still struggling with this!


jamie Macdiarmid
jamie Macdiarmid
2,048 Points

Hey Vitto

Thanks for your help earlier but I'm still stuck on this one. I know once its in front of me I'll see it but not seeing it right now.

Thanks again